Photography Classes Portland Oregon

Portland Oregon photography classLearn photography at your own pace from a professional photographer!

Would you like a photography lesson that includes lots of personal attention to improve your skills? Bring your camera and related gear, your questions, mysteries and puzzles. Learn at your own pace with a personal private photography lesson. You’ll learn menu items, camera settings, composition and more. Private photography instruction provides the opportunity to ask questions and learn photography at your own pace!

Private photography and portrait lighting classes include:
• one-on-one personal photography lesson
• personal attention – learn at your own pace
• lessons by appointment either mid-week or weekend

Choose from a variety of topics for your private lesson:
(please bring a model)
• Lighting and Posing
• Portrait Photography
• Boudoir Photography

Appointments are structured to address your personal needs. Learn at a comfortable pace, then be confident that you will produce beautiful photographs.  I look forward to helping you
learn the art and science of photography.

Package A:
2-Hour Private Photography Instruction For Beginners  $99.00

We can start at the beginning:
• How to work with your camera: settings and modes
• What are the three components of all photography?
• How aperture, shutter and the sensitivity to light work together
• How to use auto-focus to get crisp, sharp photos every time
• How to use Manual, Aperture Priority, Shutter Priority and Program Modes
• Practical, real life examples of when to use each mode

What to bring:
 Bring your camera, lenses, cords, etc…

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Package B:
Studio portrait photography –
Private 2-Hour Portrait Lighting & Posing Instruction $199.00

This portrait photography lesson will show you:
• How to create the four classic styles of portrait lighting:
    Theatrical, Rembrandt, Split, and Even
• How to give direction to a model/client/subject
• How to create poses that are natural and flattering
• Go from theory to real life by working with a model and studio lights
• Develop your portrait photography style and your communication style
• Be inspired by what YOU can do!

What to bring:
Bring your camera, studio lights, a portrait lens and a model

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Package C:
Learn Boudoir Photography

Private 2-Hour Boudoir Lighting & Posing Instruction $199.00

You will learn:
• The right lighting to use to flatter each boudoir client
• Flattering poses for each boudoir client
• How to develop your photography and communication styles

What to bring:
Bring your camera, studio lights, a portrait lens and a model.
 (I can refer you to a model, if you need one.)

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• Do you use multi-point auto focus, continuous or single point auto focus?
The difference can be a photo that is in good focus or not.
Many people struggle with auto-focus, so I explain the three types and
show you how to set the camera for the one that works best for you.

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• Curious about those beautiful blurry backgrounds?
There are four factors that influence the appearance of the background, and I’ll explain them to you in a way you easily comprehend. Learn portrait photography in natural light or under studio lights.

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• Do you know about the magical thing called the diopter?
I’ll explain the diopter and show you how to set it so that what you see through the viewfinder is always nice and sharp.

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• Are you stuck on automatic?
Some automatic settings are wonderful but others give you a very passive experience.  I’ll explain the difference and make recommendations.

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• Would you like to learn more about composition?
I can teach you about the Rule of Thirds, Balancing Elements, Leading Lines, Symmetry & Patterns, Viewpoint and more…

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• Baffled by F-stop, shutter speed and ISO sensitivity?
I’ll explain the relationship so your photos improve.

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Package A:
2-Hour Private Photography Class For Beginners  $99.00

We can start at the beginning:
• How to work with your camera: settings and modes
• What are the three components of all photography?
• How aperture, shutter and the sensitivity to light work together
• How to use auto-focus to get crisp, sharp photos every time
• How to use Manual, Aperture Priority, Shutter Priority and Program Modes
• Practical, real life examples of when to use each mode

What to bring:
Bring your camera, lenses, cords, etc…

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Package B:
Studio portrait photography –

Private 2-Hour Portrait Lighting & Posing Lesson  $199.00

This portrait photography lesson will show you:
• How to create the four classic styles of portrait lighting:
    Theatrical, Rembrandt, Split, and Even
• How to give direction to a model/client/subject
• How to create poses that are natural and flattering
• Go from theory to real life by working with a model and studio lights

• Develop your portrait photography style and your communication style
• Be inspired by what YOU can do!

What to bring:
Bring your camera, studio lights, a portrait lens and a model

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Package C:
Learn Boudoir Photography

Private 2-Hour Boudoir Lighting and Posing Class $199.00

You will learn:
• The right lighting to use to flatter each boudoir client
• Flattering poses for each boudoir client
• How to develop your photography and communication styles

What to bring:
Bring your camera, studio lights, a portrait lens and a model.
(I can refer you to a model, if you need one.) 

Private Photography Instructor Portland Oregon

Contact Elena Rose Photography Lessons

2704 NE Stanton Street
Portland Oregon 97212-3537

Call or TEXT (503) 290-8459